Review: Grriggles Scented Gingerbread Man

I decided to give Doodle the gingerbread man that was part of the Rescue Box that arrived last week. She gets so excited about new toys, this time was no exception. At first she just ran around with it in her mouth then went from room to room trying to get someone to throw it for her. After getting tired from toy fetch she ‘played’ with it by herself…squeaker was gone first and not long after gingerbread man was destroyed.

It lasted approximately 45 minutes which was longer than I expected. Until I got the box I’d never heard of scented dog toys…it was ok at first but after a few minutes smelled like a combination of not-quite-cinnamon and bad dog breath. I checked a bunch of web sites and it looks like this averages around $10. I definitely wouldn’t pay that much for it, especially considering the fact that Doodle isn’t a heavy-duty chewer.



Review: Rescue Box

Not too long ago Coupaw shared a Rescue Box offer, $5 for one month including shipping. Definitely a good deal plus I like the fact that they contribute/work with Greater Good to help provide food and vaccinations for animals in shelters.

Each box includes a rescue story made possible by box purchases:

Definitely a holiday theme here:

The back of the impact card lists the items included in the box, a short description, and value; total for this month is $46.95.  It’s a nice selection of goodies:

A: Winter Snowflake Treats by Fruitables
B: ‘I Ate Santa’s Cookies’ Santa Hat by Outward Hound
C: Holiday Z-Stitch Santa by Zippy Paws
D: Gingerbread Man by Grriggles
E: Paw Tree Pin by The Animal Rescue Site

Rescue Boxes are $29.95 regardless of subscription length. There are three dog sizes available as well as a cat option and shipping is free in the continental US.

Review: Kai Krates

I’ve found that when searching for dog toys or treats I tend to always look for the same type of products so I decided to check reviews on the various monthly boxes available for dogs. I finally decided to give Kai Krates a try.

They offer monthly, three month, and six month subscriptions starting at $14.99/month with free shipping and can be cancelled at any time. Boxes are available for three sizes of dogs-I went with ‘most dogs’-and have a guaranteed value of over $20. Our box arrived two days after subscribing, plain brown box with blue tissue paper lining. Nothing fancy but I’d rather not pay extra just for special packaging.

The dogs all have their own favorites: Cricket loves any sort of ball type toy, with Doodle it’s bones or chews, and Teddy prefers snacks or treats. This box had something for each of them:

A: Exclusively Pet Barking Bus Animal Cookie Dog Treats
B: Amazing Pet Slinger Flying Pig Toy
C: 15 Inch Mammoth Monkey Fist Bar Toy
D: Medium ChuckIt Tennis Ball
E: Smokehouse Large Bacon Twist Chew
F: All Natural Cow Hoof

I’m very happy with all the products, definitely think this box was worth the money, and I’m very much looking forward to seeing what we get next month!